Tag: Digitization

Topo team doubles to meet growing digitization demand

Software as a Service (SaaS) platform Topo Solutions has embarked on a significant recruitment drive following post-Covid demand for companies to digitize their supply chain management.   The recent changes in regulations mandating increased accountability for sustainability metrics in global re...

Lufthansa Cargo now only flies with electronic air waybills

In 2020, IATA announced an industry goal to achieve 100% eAWB by the end of 2022, meaning that all shipments will be carried only with electronic air waybills (eAWB). To meet this goal and continue to lead the way in digitizing the entire air cargo industry, Lufthansa Cargo is now taking a majo...

BRUcargo accelerates its digital transformation with large scale rollout of Digital Green Lane

Brussels Airport, Air Cargo Belgium, and the entire BRUcargo community will be taking a giant leap in the further digitization of cargo processes.  Leveraging the pioneering work with BRUCloud in past years, on the 1st of June the Digital Green Lane for digitizing the landside pick-up and ...

OnAsset strengthens partnership with Unilode and signs IoT contract

OnAsset Intelligence has signed the largest-ever ULD digitization contract in the airline industry with Unilode Aviation Solutions. The company's CEO Adam Crossno said: "We are excited to be part of this step change in the industry. Building upon our longstanding history of innovation in leading...

New report finds industry investment in digital services continues to rise

Escalating trade wars, industry consolidation, over capacity, and rising consumer expectations are adding pressure to forwarders and air freight services, driving investment in digital services, according to a report by global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. The 'Air Freight Transportat...

BE-GATE customs platform launched in Belgium to speed up cross-border e-comerce

The BE-GATE customs platform has been launched in Belgium by stakeholders to accelerate and increase efficiency of customs clearance for cross-border e-commerce. The platform was developed on the initiative of the Belgian Customs and Excise Department and is supported by the ports of Antwerp and...

Lufthansa Cargo found heyworld to meet e-commerce challenges

Lufthansa Cargo has founded 'heyworld' - to meet rising e-commerce demand and challenges and offer custom solutions from a single source to meet requirements in the future. The carrier said ongoing digitization has resulted in new standards with multiple layers, especially in the e-commerce se...

PACT Pilot works smoothly for CHAMP and Icelandair

CHAMP Cargosystems - together with Icelandair - has successfully participated in Transport Canada’s PACT Pilot. Using CHAMP’s TGS solution, pilot began and successfully transmitted messages on 11 October 2018. PACT, like United States Customs and Border Protections’ Air Cargo Advance Scr...

A view from an outsider

A view from an outsider by Crises Control CEO Rickie Sehgal I was honoured to be a guest speaker at the recent Air Cargo Handling (ACH) Conference 2018, held in Brussels. As a result of that experience I have been asked to share my reflections on some current issues within the air freight sector,...

Q&A: SAS Cargo president and CEO Leif Rasmussen

SAS Cargo is focusing much of its strategy on digitising its processes and looking at collaborating with partners as it looks to further improve the efficiency of its air freight operations. CAAS spoke to president and chief executive officer, Leif Rasmussen about what the carrier is doing and if...

TIACA and Air Cargo Belgium team-up for ‘masterclass’ on digitization and data sharing

TIACA and Air Cargo Belgium - the air cargo community organisation at Brussels Airport - have teamed up to offer a 'masterclass' next month exploring how the air cargo supply chain can leverage digital transformation and data sharing as enablers for growth. The ‘Connected Air Cargo Masterclass...

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